Tuesday, June 15, 2010

John Gast's "American Progress" painting

Please tell me if there are prints for sale of the John Gast American Progress ...

—Josie Powell


Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

From: "Woodrell, Kathy" kwoo@loc.gov
Subject: Location of Gast's "American Progress"

I am the Art Specialist at the Library of Congress. I am trying to answer a letter from a researcher about the location of the original painting of John Gast's "American Progress." ...

—Kathy Woodrell
Reference Specialist, Fine & Decorative Arts
Humanities & Social Sciences Division
The Library of Congress

3/22/2013 5:28 PM  
Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

American Progress
John Gast

oil on canvas
17.3"×21.2" (45.1×54.6cm)

LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA – Museum of the American West, Autry National Center

A metaphor for western expansion, commissioned by George A. Crofutt for his guide to the West

3/22/2013 5:33 PM  
Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

See related discussion.

3/22/2013 5:34 PM  

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